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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 327
  • Gross Revenues: $380,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,165,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,615,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -4

Cahill Gordon & Reindel is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cahill Gordon & Reindel has 327 attorneys and is the 137th largest firm in the United States.  With $380,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 82nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Cahill Gordon & Reindel ranked as the 98th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 82 -4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 82 -4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 136 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 49 10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 97 1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 101 23 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 43 65 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 97 -10 Summer programs

In the News

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Scott Graham and Jenna Greene : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Amarin Pharma v. U.S. Food & Drug Administration; Hexum v. Eli Lilly; ZeniMax Media v. Oculus VR; Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvell Technology Group

Special Report: The 2015 Global 100

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

The world's top-grossing firms are experiencing steady growth after a long, bumpy journey. But while revenue per lawyer and profits per partner have rebounded, that's due in part to declining headcount.

City Agency Names Head of Federal Litigation Unit

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : September 23, 2015

New York City's Law Department has promoted Patricia Miller to chief of its Special Federal Litigation Division. She will succeed Muriel Goode-Trufant, who has been named the department's new managing attorney.

Helping Kids Through Education

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : September 18, 2015

David Januszewski and Peter Sloane, partners at Cahill Gordon & Reindel, were honored for their pro bono work on behalf of clients of the Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project during the EAP Fall Benefit Wednesday.

Lifetime Achiever: Vilma Martinez, Munger Tolles & Olson

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : September 11, 2015

She built the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund into a potent force.

How To Answer Annoying Interview Questions

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 24, 2015

Here are the five most annoying questions law firms love to ask.

Clay Long Goes Solo, Works on Coke Bottler Deal

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 20, 2015

Citing client conflicts, Clay Long, one of the founders of McKenna Long & Aldridge, has started a solo practice rather than join Dentons, which swallowed his former firm last month.

At the Associated Press, Walking the 1st Amendment Walk

Rich Steeves : Corporate Counsel : August 17, 2015

Karen Kaiser: General Counsel | The Associated Press

Litigators of the Week: Floyd Abrams and Joel Kurtzberg of Cahill Gordon

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : August 13, 2015

The Cahill duo successfully wielded the First Amendment in a closely watched case against the FDA, persuading a judge that pharma companies can't be hit with off-label marketing claims based on truthful statements about their drugs.

Credit Rating Fraud Suit Found to Be Time Barred

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 11, 2015

A Manhattan Commercial Division judge dismissed a $1 billion suit against a group of credit ratings agencies who allegedly misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities just prior to the 2008 financial crisis.

Deal Watch: Firms Guzzle Fees in Coca-Cola Bottling Merger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 06, 2015

When Coca-Cola bottlers combine to create the largest independent bottler for the mega beverage brand, they need a fountain of law firms to seal the deal. Plus, the pharma M&A frenzy continues in our latest roundup of billion-dollar deals.

BU Law, Alumni Boost Public-Interest Fellowships

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : July 28, 2015

Boston University School of Law is bolstering its graduate public-interest fellowship program with a $2 million influx of funding.

After Davis Acquisition, DLA Piper Expands Again in Toronto

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Three months after finalizing its combination with Canada's Davis, DLA Piper is once again expanding north of the border, picking up four corporate partners from a Toronto firm.

Plaintiffs Reload in Fraud Case Against Cahill, BASF

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 20, 2015

After getting their case back on track at the Third Circuit last year, a group of asbestos plaintiffs has filed a beefed-up complaint accusing Cahill Gordon and BASF Catalysts of deceiving the courts in long-running asbestos litigation.

Cerberus, Amid Irish Imbroglio, Taps Schulte Roth for Grocery IPO

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

Cerberus Capital Management has called upon longtime outside counsel Schulte Roth & Zabel to advise on an initial public offering for grocery giant Albertsons, as Brown Rudnick, another adviser to the buyout behemoth, feels the heat over an alleged political payout tied to an Irish bailout deal.

Creative Uses for the U.K.'s ABS Mechanism

Brian Baxter : Focus Europe : July 01, 2015

Alternative Business Structure (ABS) status allowed one U.K. firm, Gateley, to go public this spring—and has also helped several foreign firms enter the British legal market.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Veteran Appellate Lawyer to Represent Ex-CIA Officer in Espionage Case

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 17, 2015

Veteran appellate lawyer Lawrence Robbins will represent former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling as he appeals his espionage conviction for providing classified information to a New York Times reporter.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Dickstein Bankruptcy Lawyers Launch New York Boutique

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2015

Arnold Gulkowitz, who joined Dickstein Shapiro in 2007 and went on to head its bankruptcy and creditors' rights group, has left the struggling firm's New York office to start his own restructuring boutique, called Gulkowitz Berger.

In UK First, Law Firm Raises $45 Million Via IPO

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 08, 2015

A month after Gateley announced that it would become the first law firm in the U.K. to tap into public markets, the 350-lawyer shop raised more than $45 million in an initial public offering on London's Alternative Investment Market.

Arnold & Porter, Others Make Best Firms for Families List

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 29, 2015

The Yale Law Women's survey also credits Cadwalader, Duane Morris, Hogan Lovells, Hunton & Williams, Kirkland & Ellis, Morrison & Foerster, Munger Tolles, Orrick and Wilmer.

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Broad Client Base Breeds Success

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 21, 2015

Typically, a firm roughly the size of Fox Rothschild might do billable work for 5,000 or 6,000 clients per year, according to James Young, administrative partner for litigation.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : May 15, 2015

Announcements from Troutman Sanders, King & Spalding, Vedder Price, Kaye Scholer, Venable and Farrell Fritz.

Ruling Blocks Lender's Claim Against 'Political Risk' Insurer

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : May 13, 2015

"The policy at issue is a political risk insurance policy, not a credit insurance policy," a unanimous First Department panel said, and was not triggered by a Mexican resort company's bankruptcy filing, which "was not an alteration of Mexican law."

2015 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 50 young lawyers chosen as 2015 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

Am Law 100 Analysis: The Year's Hottest Markets

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 08, 2015

Most Am Law 100 firms had solid results in 2014, but some sector bets paid off especially well.

Deal Watch: Am Law Trio Guides $8.4 Billion Rare Disease Drug Deal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 07, 2015

The pharmaceutical industry once again reigned supreme on the transactional front this week, although a pair of Am Law 100 firms also helped an iconic New York property change hands.

DLA on Fosun's $1.8B U.S. Insurance Buy

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 04, 2015

The Shanghai-based conglomerate is acquiring the remaining 80 percent of Ironshore that it doesn't already own in an effort to ramp up its insurance portfolio.